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- adv. In a flimsy manner
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a flimsy manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a flimsy manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a weak and flimsy manner
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Meanwhile, Delia cuts an isolated figure flimsily buttressed by two unengaged helpers.
But sometimes the bags are flimsily packed and explode on impact with the ground, or the aid tumbles into the water.
The fact of the matter is that the science is so flimsily poor that it could ONLY pass for a cult religion.
One of the discussions in the postmortem was the reflection on how ‘democracy’ as conceived by Bush and the neocon gang was both flimsily conceived and counter-productive.
In fact, hopefully you're feeling so sick that you decide to go and rescue your poor neglected children, check them out of whichever flimsily justified "kid-friendly" hotel you've booked them into, cancel your tickets to see Mac King, and get on a plane to Florida, or Anaheim or -- frankly -- anywhere else in the world for a proper family vacation.
When Deane Beman took over as its commissioner in 1974, the PGA Tour was a middling collection of tournaments, many hosted by celebrities like Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason and Dean Martin, flimsily synchronized by a headquarters staff of 27.
For pure entertainment, nothing beats Victorian paintings and their emotional excess: young widows prostrate on gravestones, skinny orphans and stolen children, addicts in East End opium dens, and flimsily clad fairies.
This whole rush to disseminate a false, unverifiable and flimsily sourced claim strikes me as a case of an elite fanboy wanting to be the first to pass on leaked gadget specs.
This is followed by the second season of the defiantly uninteresting hipster fable How to Make It in America 10:30/9:30c, about a couple of unremarkable New York guys trying to break into the fashion industry with a line of urban wear they call Crisp — which is the last adjective I'd apply to this flimsily constructed nonentity.
What is beyond dispute is that so many buildings collapsed because they were so flimsily constructed in the first place.